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Sep 5, 2010 6:00am PDT
affairs correspondent, anne thompson is live in the gulf. she joins us by phone on board the "q 4,000" the vessel where the blowout preventer is being kept. anne, good morning. >> good morning, lester n fact, i talk to you, i am looking at the massive failed blowout preventer. it sits on the drill floor of the helix q 4,000 vessel this morning it took almost three hours last night from when we first saw the first signs of yellow metal breakthrough the water's surface to get it on this vessel. the blowout preventer came up through what's called the moon pool. and basically that is a giant hole that's created in this vessel when they open the drill floor and push it back. and then they raise this 1 million-pound structure. fbi evidence response teams filmed the rising and then immediately went to work on gathering evidence. there's also a team of bp lawyers here which watched the blowout preventer come up. the 1-million pound structure sits on a stump this morning. it is secured by four mammoth screws. it was hoisted up a mile from the top of the macondo well a journey that took some 32
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Sep 5, 2010 7:00am PDT
! [ man ] first it was the mailbox. then my squirrel. and now, this. so i used my points to make a donation to get the park down the street built. when it finally opened, i also used my points for... car repair. [ male announcer ] use your citi thankyou points for almost anything, even local charities. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> a state of emergency in new zealand's second largest city after a 7.5 earthquake. it left large cracks in roads and sparked several fires, but remarkab remarkably, only two people were seriously hurt. shelters have been set up, suspect a curfew is in place to prevent people from going near buildings damaged in the quake. >>> a key piece of evidence, the blowout preventer in that 300 ton device that sat on top of the failed well in the gulf of mexico is on its way to a nasa facility in louisiana to be analyzed. crews want to know how it malfunctioned. fbi agents took possession of it once it was brought up. the blow out preventer is expected to give investigators new insight into the spill. once tests are finished, bp hopes crews will
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Sep 5, 2010 10:00am PDT
. >> .com, not.org? >>.org. >> thank you for the work you're doing to educate us. >> next up, t center for employment training. stay with us. >>> she's the leader of very successful employment for training. happy 43rd birthday. >> thank you, damien. >> because of cet, i have an older brother and my only sister, it's what got them out of the fields. it allowed them to get a career not in agriculture. my roots go back a long way and thank you for what you did. tell us about cet and why this is a huge event. >> every time i hear stories of like the one you just chaired with me, make me so proud what we have been able to do for 43 years. the reason for my being here is we are celebrating 43 years with a celebration at the fairmont hotel, an event that will be exciting. we want to showcase the accomplishments of cet as well as accomplishments of so many students that have transformed their lives by coming to cet. >> we have video of the ribbon cutting of one of your events, cets staffing agency. we want to show you footage. you've given people who maybe thought they didn't have a chance at a te
NBC
Sep 5, 2010 9:00am PDT
american business history and a radical shift in the way people use the internet. garlg house is now aol's highest ranking man in silicon valley. fred garlghouse, president of consumer applications to yahoo and once so loyal, he shaved a y in his head and it has peanut butter. joining us from forbes, you are one of the first people to lead aol because you are willing to say, here's what we need to do. is that fair compliment? >> i think one of the key things about any turn around environment is being comfortable speaking very candidly about the problems very iently. i think sometimes, particularly a company like aol that is today a very different company than 18 months ago, people forget, america obanline, we were the people that brought america online, aol. we lost our way, i can't point to how and where and why and sometime in the timewarner merger, aol lost its way. we're in the process of getting our mojo back. three time theres capture that. tim armstrong from google was a major step doing that. he's hired key leaders and described a strong management team rebuilt. the second th
NBC
Sep 5, 2010 4:30pm PDT
chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, "newsweek"'s howard fineman. msnbc's norah o'donnell, the "atlanta journal constitution"'s cynthia tucker and "time" magazine's michael duffy. first up, labor day is the official kickoff of the fall campaign. what a difference a year makes. this week last year, barack obama spoke to a joint session of congress to try to upgrade his popularity after a very tough august, getting beat up in those health care town halls. >> the time for bickers -- bickering is over. the time for games has passed. now is the time to deliver on health care. chris: that was the night a republican congressman called him a liar. by year's end, the white house was getting pounded for its handling to have cbs day bomber. scott brown won a seat on the republican side in january. but on the positive side, the economy seemed to be getting better, even fit seemed drearp. >> because of the bold, swift and appropriate action we took we can stand here today and say we prevented another depression. the economy that was shrinking by 6% a year ago is now growing b
NBC
Sep 4, 2010 11:00pm PDT
general wrote a letter to the company asking it to take down the section because people use it to sell prostitution and child trafficking. we called the company and have not yet heard back. >>> about 5,000 to 8,000 people gathered at the state capitol for what they called a religious revival. organizers expected tens of thousands of people. our sacramento station has a look. >> reporter: a concert took place at the capitol, a huge crowd gathered. it was filmed by a professional camera crew and broadcast on megaprojection screens. this wasn't for a rock star. >> it's all about christ. he is our only hope. >> reporter: ralliers kale here for the call, a movement when 400,000 christians gathered in washington. the sacramento event expected 50,000 total. many came from other states. >> what happens here affects all of us in leadership whether for good or bad. i think to believe for change and break through and good things is the right thing. >> reporter: for many the rally and concert was a way to reach the youth. >> times are really tough right now. there are a lot of anxieties going on.
NBC
Sep 5, 2010 8:00am PDT
the democrats? is the party's hold on both the house and senate in jeopardy? with us, charlie cook, editor of "the cook political report," erin burnett, anchor of msnbc's "street signs" and e.j. dionne from "the washington post" and rich lowry, editor of "national review." captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. president obama will spend next week talking up his proposals to improve the economy and lower the 9.6 jobless rate. "the new york times" reporting this morning that on wednesday in cleveland he will ask congress to extend a corporate tax credit for research and development. with the election season officially under way this labor day, the president must convince voters that democrats will offer the best prescription for turning the economy around and creating jobs. with us now from his home state of south carolina, republican senator lindsey graham. senator, welcome back to "meet the press." >> thank you. good morning. >> i want to start on the economy. the president reacting to the latest jobs numbers in the rose garden on friday offered this asses
NBC
Sep 4, 2010 5:30pm PDT
fisherman's kayak tells of his count with a great white in san mateo county two weeks ago. he tells us he is lucky to have walked away with barely a kratch. between august and september white sharks are known to feed in the bay area's red triangle. one very lucky kayaker. >> california highway patrol officers inspected tour buses and vans coming through muirwoods national monument. not only making sure the vehicles were safe, but checked on the drivers. last year a similar check found plenty of problems. >> last time we did this we had to take several buses off the road. a total of three. one driver was without a chauffeur's license. we basically ensure the buses are compliant with state law and our permit system. >> the inspection was funded by federal grants. >>> an initial inspection of the small plane that crashed in redwood city revealed no clues as to what went wrong. the twin engine beech craft was lifted out of the lagoon yesterday. this is video when they tore it apart. the flight controls were in the correct position. three people died in thursday's crash. a women and two men. one
NBC
Sep 5, 2010 10:30am PDT
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Sep 4, 2010 6:00pm PDT
asking it to take down the section because they claim some people use it to sell prostitution and child trafficking. we contacted the company to find out if the section was shut down voluntarily. we have not yet heard back. >>> a documentary on an alleged army coverup with a bay area man at the center of the controversy opened up tonight. friends of pat tillman watched the film. rhea teramina has more. >> reporter: we are here at prune yard cinemas where the tillman story is playing ten times a day. a movie let out where a group of the movie goers were special. the high school football team where pat tillman went to high school. leyland football players and the director was here as well. they did a big q and a. pat tillman grew up in san jose before joining the arizona cardinals and u.s. army special forces. >> i wasn't planning on coming to the screening. when i heard all of leyland high's football team was going to be here i was moved to tears. >> reporter: emotions and tears choke up the director as he talked about his pat tillman movie. the record needs to be set straight. >> this s
NBC
Sep 4, 2010 5:00pm PDT
people use to sell prostitution and child trafficking. we contacted the company to find out if the section was shut down voluntarily. we have not yet heard back. >>> the documentary on the alleged army coverup of pat tillman is playing in the bay area. a special group of people just got out of the theater. rhea taramina is live with that. >> reporter: diane, we are here at prune yard cinemas where a group of the moviegoers were leyland high school football players where tillman played football before joining the nfl as well as the u.s. army. the documentary style movie about pat tillman who grew up in san jose, went to high school here explored how his family was told different stories about his demise. he left a lucrative career in football to fight for his country. he was a member of the u.s. army special forces and died in afghanistan. ultimately his family says a cover up by the government it was revealed that pat was killed by friendly fire. these students are eager to know more about the man they already look up to. >> definitely showing that his country and his family comes
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